Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Emirates Turns 20!  
User currently offlineEurostarVA From Bahrain, joined May 2002, 1296 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

Emirates has apparently turned 20 years old today.

http://www.zawya.com/Story.cfm/sidZA...DC642A-1937-11D5-867D00D0B74A0D7C/

I find it strange this was not mentioned on their website.


If there is a will, there is a way
12 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineEK156 From United Arab Emirates, joined May 2005, 765 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2083 times:

Happy Birthday to you..........

User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4871 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1948 times:

I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

YOWza



12A whenever possible.
User currently offlinePIA777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1738 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1891 times:

Thats awesome, I first saw an Emirates plane in KHI in 1987, it was an A300
which I believe was loaned to them from PIA.

PIA777



GO CUBS!!
User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1870 times:

How time flies. Talk about coming a long way, from a 727-200 and a 737-300 to A380s and 777s. Anybody remember the narrowbodies ?


My definition of cool ? Not trying so hard to be cool.
User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3149 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1866 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

There will be a nice book out soon commemorating this event, including photos from a.net photogs.


Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been...
User currently offlineEK156 From United Arab Emirates, joined May 2005, 765 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1858 times:

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 4):
How time flies. Talk about coming a long way, from a 727-200 and a 737-300 to A380s and 777s. Anybody remember the narrowbodies ?

I used to fly the B 727 from Dubai to Beirut back in 1993. I remember we used to board the plane from the rear!!! Awesome!!


User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2386 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (8 years 10 months 3 days ago) and read 1786 times:

Quoting YOWza (Reply 2):
I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

Maybe 20 years is not enough to make it sound like an experienced airline.


User currently offlineBrightCedars From Belgium, joined Nov 2004, 1288 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1741 times:

Quoting YOWza (Reply 2):
I find it very odd that they have not used the fact they they are now 20 as a marketing tool to show their experience as a positive thing over younger regional carrier such as QR and EY.

Is it me of QR is not such a newbie since it was formed in 1949... That's a more respectable 56 years old!



I want the European Union flag on airliners.net!
User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3767 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1726 times:

Quoting BrightCedars (Reply 8):

Is it me of QR is not such a newbie since it was formed in 1949... That's a more respectable 56 years old!

Qatar Airways was re-launched in 1993 and then re-launched operations in 1994!

Happy birthday Emirates Big grin

Rob!  wave 


User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4871 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1603 times:

Quoting B742 (Reply 9):
Qatar Airways was re-launched in 1993 and then re-launched operations in 1994!

Enough said. How old is GF, 25?


YOWza



12A whenever possible.
User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 11, posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1560 times:

Quoting YOWza (Reply 10):
How old is GF, 25?

55



"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
User currently offlineAviation From Australia, joined Dec 2004, 1143 posts, RR: 21
Reply 12, posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1528 times:

Quoting EurostarVA (Thread starter):
Emirates has apparently turned 20 years old today.

Congrats Emirates,
Man has the airline come a long way to the top!

Cheers,



Signed, Aaron Nicoli - Trans World Airlines Collector
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Emirates Targets 20% Y-O-Y Growth For Next 10 Yrs posted Sun Sep 3 2006 05:08:23 by Singapore_Air
Virgin Atlantic Turns 20 Years Old Today posted Tue Jun 22 2004 16:13:59 by VS11
Midwest Turns 20 posted Thu Jun 10 2004 19:42:24 by Yxskip
Emirates "In Talks" For 20 A340-600E posted Wed Jan 25 2006 13:24:19 by PanAm_DC10
Emirates Confident Of 15-20 % Growth posted Wed Jan 9 2002 15:26:49 by GF-A330
Drunk Emirates Pilot Jailed posted Sat Dec 9 2006 06:20:02 by Biddleonia007
Bid For 20 Slots At L.B. Airport posted Thu Dec 7 2006 17:42:55 by Asteriskceo
Emirates HAM-JFK Flight: How Is It Doing So Far? posted Thu Dec 7 2006 07:02:00 by LTU932
LH Orders 20 747-8 And 7 A340-600 Part II posted Wed Dec 6 2006 23:17:20 by Columba
LH Orders 20+20 B747-8 Plus Add 7 A340-600 posted Wed Dec 6 2006 19:27:03 by D-AIFB